First Congregational Church
(United Church of Christ)
Greg Briggs,
Interim Pastor

101 State Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720
231-547-9122


Archives

Just You Wait

Sermon ~ Sunday ~ March 25  ~ Pastor Neil Wilson  Just You Wait John 12: 12-19 Like his recounting of the evening of the Last Supper, in John’s account of Jesus’ “triumphal” entry in to Jerusalem John seems to take a different vantage point than those of Matthew, Mark and Luke.  In his version of the Last Supper John focuses… Read More »


Seven Essential Questions: What Brings Fulfillment?

Sermon ~ Sunday, March 18th, 2018 ~ Pastor Neil Wilson Seven Essential Questions: What Brings Fulfillment? John 13:1-5, 12-17   In our Essential Questions of Faith series we’ve asked “Who Is Jesus?”  “What Matters Most?” and “Am I Accepted?” Today we probe the question:  What brings fulfillment?  Perhaps you would choose other descriptive term: contentment, joy, satisfaction, or as Pastor… Read More »


Lost Boys of Sudan – Special Speaker

Lual Awan Deng, a friend of Dr. Bill & Betty Wadland,  shared both during worship and after about his experience as one of the “lost boys of Sudan.” In 1987, Sudan’s Muslim government pronounced death to all males in the Christian south: 27,000 boys fled to Ethiopia on foot. In 1991, they were forced to flee to Kenya a journey… Read More »


Seven Essential Questions: Am I Accepted?

Sermon ~ Sunday, March 4th, 2018 ~ Pastor Neil Wilson Seven Essential Questions: Am I Accepted? John 8:1-11 What makes a person (you or me) acceptable to God?  Is it a life of great deeds?      Great commitments to worthy causes?  Perhaps it is a life of simple humility with wisdom?      Is it being a person of unshakeable trustworthiness?  Or a… Read More »